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Fall just started, which means cooking warmer meals, drinking warmer drinks, and using warming and herby spices. This guide is to help you use and explore the wonderful deep flavors of rosemary, fennel, thyme, and sage to enjoy your fall meals. These herbs are delicious when baked or roasted into breads, root vegetables, and main dishes.

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This week, we’re bringing delicious, fully vegan, and plant-based ways to enjoy late summer/early fall produce in baked goods!


Vegan Rosemary Garlic White Bean Spread
Rosemary Garlic White Bean Spread by Erin Bruns

Source: Rosemary Garlic White Bean Spread

Rosemary is one of the savory herbs that are perfect for adding to main entrees to add a peppery flavor to your dish. Rosemary works well cooked into dishes or baked into foods like baked bread and quick bread, along with being added into dishes like mushrooms.


Vegan Fennel Gratin
Fennel Gratin by Brianna Claxton

Source: Fennel Gratin

Fennel, like rosemary, is a strong herb and it’s a wonderful herb to use when making vegan sausage and to add a savory flavor to foods. Fennel also does well roasted or baked into foods such as Fennel, Fig, and Apple Stuffing by Molly Patrick and carb dishes like Fennel Gratin by Brianna Claxton!


Vegan Thyme-Infused Hasselback Potatoes
Thyme-Infused Hasselback Potatoes by James Wythe

Source: Thyme-Infused Hasselback Potatoes

Thyme is another strong herb that gives the dish a savory taste. It cooks well into main entrees, and bread, and works even sprinkled into olive oil to dip with bread.


Vegan Mushroom Sage Stuffing
Mushroom Sage Stuffing by Taavi Moore

Source: Mushroom Sage Stuffing

Sage is a flat leaf that also carries a flavor punch. Thyme is incredibly versatile and can be used with rosemary or sage as a way to compliment the overall flavor of the dish.

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